Accounts Payable Supervisor

Page Personnel Finance
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in Newmarket, my client is a successful Retail business and one of the biggest in the world. They have a superb track record for consistently achieving growth within the company and are now looking for an Accounts Payable Supervisor to lead a team of AP Clerks and help continue that growth throughout the company.

Client Details

My client has been in the Retail industry over 20 years now and has already established themselves and one of the global leaders in their market. With employee numbers in the tens of thousands, they are rapidly growing as a company and look to continue that growth going into 2017.

With their main office based in Newmarket, England, they also have sights across the America, Middle East and South Asia, with plans to expand beyond that.

The role of a Accounts Payable Supervisor within this company is crucial as they will be responsible for maintaining the company's customer ledger.

If you are someone who has vast accounts payable experience and loves managing a team as well as helping to run an accounts payable department, than this is the ideal job for you.


A number of key duties involved as a Accounts Payable Supervisor include:

  • Managing a team of sufficient accounts payable clerks.

  • Running daily and weekly paid lists for clients and processing BACS and cheque payments on various computer systems.

  • Reconciling weekly paid lists.

  • Ensure your team implement and run new daily and weekly paid lists for new clients, processing BACS and cheque payments on various computer systems.

  • Assist with processing client refunds.

  • Monitoring and maintaining the purchase ledger.

  • To work with in-house departments & regional offices to resolve any queries in the accounts.


A number of the key attributes needed in the role include:

  • Current/previous management experience.
  • Vast experience in Accounts Payable.
  • Strong numeracy skills with attention to detail.
  • Resilient with excellent telephone manner.
  • Team player with excellent communicator at all levels
  • Ability to work to targets and deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure.
  • Intermediate to Advanced excel skills.

Job Offer

Excellent competitive salary, chance to manage a growing accounts payable team, taking on greater and more challenging responsibilities, free on site parking, pension scheme.